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Unforgettable and enlightening adventure

Experience a privileged and highly personal journey deep into a New Zealand forest

Unforgettable and enlightening adventure

Experience a privileged and highly personal journey deep into a New Zealand forest

The Original Canopy Tour is an unforgettable and enlightening adventure, perfect for all ages. Journey deep into ancient New Zealand forest in small groups, of up to 10 people. Experience New Zealand like it once was from the top of the forest canopy. Your amazing kiwi guides will lead your personal and unforgettable adventure. They are highly trained to keep you safe, make you smile, teach you amazing things and create memories that last you a lifetime. They will even hold your hand if required….

EST. 2012

The Original Canopy Tour is an unforgettable and enlightening adventure, perfect for all ages. Your amazing kiwi guides will lead your small group on an unforgettable adventure. Experience New Zealand like it once was…

  • 3-hour adventure
  • Established 2012
  • Free photos!
  • Major award winner
  • Total 600m ziplines
  • Free shuttle service
  • Small group experience
  • Perfect for all ages (6 +)
  • Fun and educational
  • 3-hour adventure
  • Free photos!
  • Total 600m ziplines
  • Free shuttle service
  • Small group experience
  • Perfect for all ages (6 +)
  • Fun and educational
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Silver Fern Swing Bridge - Original Canopy Tour

Get a photo on the Silver fern swing bridge

Highest Platform - Original Canopy Tour

Test your nerve 22 metres up an ancient Rimu tree

Conservation Trail - Original Canopy Tour

Learn about conservation at Canopy Tours

Highest Zipline - Original Canopy Tour

Fly 45 metres above the ground on the zipline

The Ultimate Tour

The ultimate way to experience prehistoric New Zealand forest, and a whole new reason to visit us.

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The Original Tour

Experience an ancient forest up close and personal.

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First Swing Bridge - Ultimate Canopy Tour

Look out over the gulley, enjoy the view!

Rocky Knob - Ultimate Canopy Tour

The Rock Knob will be the highlight of your tour!

Longest Zipline - Ultimate Canopy Tour

Woo-hoo! Longest zipline - 400 metres long

Controlled Decent - Ultimate Canopy Tour

Adventure to the end - 18 metre abseil

Start Point

This is where it all begins

Adult

$149

Child

$119

ages 6 to 15 years inclusive

Family

$499

2 Adults & 2 Children

(Currency is in NZD).

There run two different tours that have different restrictions, please see below for the restrictions for The Original Canopy Tour:

  • Maximum weight limit of 120kg.
  • Minimum age of six years old. There is no upper age limit – so far our oldest customer was 93!
  • Children (15 years and under) must be accompanied by a responsible adult (16 years or over).

We pride ourselves on being able to offer an experience to almost everybody. Our two tours require different levels of fitness. The Original Canopy Tour requirements:

  • Are you able to raise both legs to a seated position?
  • Would you be comfortable going for a one hour forest walk or hill walk?
  • Can you easily walk up 3 flights of stairs unassisted?

…If you answered YES to both of these questions, then our Original Canopy Tour is perfect for you!

The Original Canopy Tour is our flagship and has won many awards. To date over 150,000 people have been thrilled, challenged and inspired by it’s wonders. We suggest it for:

  • Families
  • Those with even a hint of anxiousness
  • First timers
  • Most New Zealanders (do it and return for the Ultimate another time)
  • Those of lesser fitness
Weight or age restrictions?

There run two different tours that have different restrictions, please see below for the restrictions for The Original Canopy Tour:

 

  • Maximum weight limit of 120kg.
  • Minimum age of six years old. There is no upper age limit – so far our oldest customer was 93! 
  • Children (15 years and under) must be accompanied by a responsible adult (16 years or over).
How physically fit do I need to be?

We pride ourselves on being able to offer an experience to almost everybody. Our two ours require different levels of fitness.

 

The Original Canopy Tour requirements:

  • Are you able to raise both legs to a seated position?
  • Would you be comfortable going for a one hour forest walk or hill walk?
  • Can you easily walk up 3 flights of stairs unassisted?

…If you answered Yes to these questions, the Original tour is perfect for you. 

 

Still have questions about your ability or fitness, please contact us prior to making your booking.

Which tour is for me?

The Original Canopy Tour is our flagship and has won many awards. To date over 150,000 people have been thrilled, challenged and inspired by it’s wonders. We suggest it for:

  • Families
  • Those with even a hint of anxiousness
  • First timers
  • Most New Zealanders (do it and return for the Ultimate another time)
  • Those of lesser fitness

Come and explore New Zealand above and below the ground with this amazing deal!

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The Original Canopy Tour

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The Original Canopy Tour

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Since 2012 Rotorua Canopy Tours and our customers have been transforming our forest into a flourishing native eco-system. Come and experience the magic…

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Become part of our forest restoration journey. Since 2012 Rotorua Canopy Tours and our customers have been responsible for transforming our 280 hectare forest into a flourishing native eco-system. Come and experience the magic...

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Our guides are highly trained to keep you safe, make you smile, teach you amazing things and create memories that last you a lifetime.
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